The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Vista skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Vista over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Vista
Rank 255 231 201
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -30
Contract jobs citing Windows Vista 20 24 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.20% 0.26% 0.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.84% 1.05% 2.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 18
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£180 £175 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -35.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £131 £110 £157
10% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £375 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £151 £168 £200
% change year-on-year
-9.70% -16.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 6
Average hourly rate £22.50 £14.50 £18.78
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.17% -22.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £11.54 £17.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £165.00 £15.70 £21.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.38 £14.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+9.82% -17.64%
Windows Vista
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Operating Systems Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
2391 2283 2139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 23.85% 24.55% 24.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1287 1148 1074
Average daily rate £355 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.23% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £170 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 229 234 243
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.42% -7.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.85 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

Windows Vista
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Vista across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Vista Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Windows Vista
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows Vista across the South East region.

Windows Vista Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Windows Vista
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Vista across the South East region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

Windows Vista Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Windows Vista
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows Vista across the South East region.

Windows Vista Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Windows Vista
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Vista across the South East region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

Windows Vista Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

Windows Vista
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Vista within the South East region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire -3 4 £260 +48.57%
Buckinghamshire -7 4 £125 -
Oxfordshire - 4 £180 - 1
West Sussex -14 3 - -
Berkshire -2 2 - -
East Sussex +1 1 £135 +22.72% 2
Windows Vista
England

Windows Vista
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Windows Vista also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows Vista.

1 34 (100.00%) Windows
2 26 (76.47%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (52.94%) Active Directory
4 16 (47.06%) Microsoft
4 16 (47.06%) Windows 7
5 14 (41.18%) VMware Infrastructure
5 14 (41.18%) VMware
6 13 (38.24%) Security Cleared
7 11 (32.35%) HP
7 11 (32.35%) MS Office
8 10 (29.41%) SQL
8 10 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (26.47%) Windows Server 2003
10 8 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (23.53%) DNS
10 8 (23.53%) Lync
10 8 (23.53%) PowerShell
10 8 (23.53%) Data Centre
11 7 (20.59%) Firewall
11 7 (20.59%) Management Information System
11 7 (20.59%) McAfee
12 6 (17.65%) SLA
12 6 (17.65%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 6 (17.65%) SQL Server
12 6 (17.65%) Wi-Fi
12 6 (17.65%) Finance
12 6 (17.65%) Video Conferencing
12 6 (17.65%) Lumension
12 6 (17.65%) Windows 8
13 5 (14.71%) Capacity Management

Windows Vista
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Windows Vista also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows Vista. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (23.53%) Lync
2 4 (11.76%) SharePoint
2 4 (11.76%) MS Exchange
3 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.94%) IIS
4 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 11 (32.35%) MS Office
2 5 (14.71%) MS Excel
3 3 (8.82%) AutoCAD
4 1 (2.94%) MS Project
4 1 (2.94%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 8 (23.53%) DNS
2 7 (20.59%) Firewall
3 6 (17.65%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (14.71%) Wireless
4 5 (14.71%) Structured Cabling
4 5 (14.71%) Skype
4 5 (14.71%) WebEx
5 4 (11.76%) Internet
6 3 (8.82%) TCP/IP
7 2 (5.88%) DHCP
7 2 (5.88%) Ethernet
8 1 (2.94%) Bluetooth
8 1 (2.94%) LAN
8 1 (2.94%) VoIP
8 1 (2.94%) VPN
8 1 (2.94%) VLAN
8 1 (2.94%) iSCSI
8 1 (2.94%) NAS
8 1 (2.94%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.76%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.94%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) MSI
General
1 6 (17.65%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.94%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 7 (20.59%) Architect
2 6 (17.65%) Support Engineer
3 5 (14.71%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (14.71%) 2nd Line Support
3 5 (14.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) Consultant
5 3 (8.82%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Technical Architect
6 2 (5.88%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (5.88%) ArcSight Consultant
6 2 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Desktop Support
7 1 (2.94%) Junior
7 1 (2.94%) Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) DBA
7 1 (2.94%) Support Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) Desktop Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.76%) .NET
2 2 (5.88%) Regular Expression
3 1 (2.94%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (23.53%) Data Centre
2 7 (20.59%) Management Information System
3 6 (17.65%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (8.82%) iPad
4 3 (8.82%) Client/Server
5 2 (5.88%) CMDB
6 1 (2.94%) NGOSS
6 1 (2.94%) Life Science
6 1 (2.94%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 34 (100.00%) Windows
2 26 (76.47%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (47.06%) Windows 7
4 10 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (26.47%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (17.65%) Windows 8
7 5 (14.71%) Windows XP
8 1 (2.94%) UNIX
8 1 (2.94%) Linux
8 1 (2.94%) Windows 2000
8 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (14.71%) Network Design
1 5 (14.71%) Capacity Management
2 4 (11.76%) Kalman Filter
2 4 (11.76%) Technical Architecture
2 4 (11.76%) Office Automation
3 3 (8.82%) Incident Management
3 3 (8.82%) People Management
3 3 (8.82%) Service Management
4 2 (5.88%) ITIL
4 2 (5.88%) Software Deployment
4 2 (5.88%) Information Security
5 1 (2.94%) Business Development
5 1 (2.94%) Performance Management
5 1 (2.94%) Software Distribution
5 1 (2.94%) Critical Success Factor
5 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2
5 1 (2.94%) CRM
5 1 (2.94%) Project Management
5 1 (2.94%) Workflow
5 1 (2.94%) eTOM
Programming Languages
1 10 (29.41%) SQL
2 8 (23.53%) PowerShell
3 2 (5.88%) VBA
4 1 (2.94%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (38.24%) Security Cleared
2 8 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (14.71%) MCSE
3 5 (14.71%) CCNA
3 5 (14.71%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (14.71%) DV Cleared
4 3 (8.82%) SC Cleared
4 3 (8.82%) MCSA
5 1 (2.94%) MOS
5 1 (2.94%) MCITP
5 1 (2.94%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (17.65%) SLA
2 2 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 18 (52.94%) Active Directory
2 14 (41.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (8.82%) vSphere
4 2 (5.88%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.94%) XenApp
5 1 (2.94%) Terminal Services
5 1 (2.94%) VMware ESX
5 1 (2.94%) UAG
Systems Management
1 6 (17.65%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 3 (8.82%) SCCM
3 2 (5.88%) ArcSight ESM
4 1 (2.94%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (2.94%) OVSD
4 1 (2.94%) WSUS
4 1 (2.94%) OpenView
4 1 (2.94%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 16 (47.06%) Microsoft
2 14 (41.18%) VMware
3 11 (32.35%) HP
4 7 (20.59%) McAfee
5 6 (17.65%) Lumension
6 5 (14.71%) Aerohive Networks
6 5 (14.71%) QNAP
6 5 (14.71%) Oracle
6 5 (14.71%) NetApp
6 5 (14.71%) SonicWALL
6 5 (14.71%) Polycom
6 5 (14.71%) Tandberg
7 4 (11.76%) Spiceworks
7 4 (11.76%) Remedy
8 3 (8.82%) Sophos
8 3 (8.82%) Toshiba
8 3 (8.82%) Adobe
8 3 (8.82%) Google
8 3 (8.82%) LANDesk
9 2 (5.88%) ArcSight